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Results for Sasakawa Pacific Islands Journalism Fellow

Thursday 11 December 2008
Taiji, Japan
Fishing culture is nowhere as important as it is in Japan where the practices are passed down for generations, sustaining livelihoods through trade and maintaining a community's identity. And the hunting of dolphins is very much part of those practices. Story and photos by Linny Folau
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Monday 1 December 2008
Tokyo, Japan
Fighting to preserve a fish-eating culture that is slipping away among a younger generation in urban areas in Japan is the mission of an unusual non-governmental organisation. Its goal is to inspire Japanese youngsters by tickling their taste buds with fish and other seafood dishes, which they help to prepare. by Linny Folau
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Friday 21 November 2008
Taiji, Japan
Despite international pressure opposing whaling practices, this traditional whaling village located near the south end of Japan's Kii Peninsula is determined to fight on and preserve its whaling culture. The fight, enthusiastic villages say, is nothing short of trying to protect their cultural identity. Story and photos by Linny Folau.
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Monday 17 November 2008
Tokyo, Japan
The Japanese love their tuna and nothing demonstrates their passion as well as the fish-mania that goes on every morning at the legendary Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo - the mother of all fish markets and a popular tourist destination. By Linny Folau
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